Category Archives: Auctions

Look What I Found: An Electric Kyote

You don’t see dune buggies around much anymore, especially here in the midwest, so this Jeffries-designed Kyote II really stood out at a car show recently in Huntley, Ill.  On closer inspection I discovered that it offers another distinction:  it’s … Continue reading

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You Can Go Truckin’ in Bear’s Choice
Grateful “Dred” – Owsley’s Psychedelic Studebaker Grateful Dead Truck Found, Auctioned

You probably can’t buy Furthur, either the original 1939 International Harvester school bus used by Ken Kesey’s Merry Pranksters (whose rusted hulk Kesey’s family still owns and was supposedly starting its restoration in 2006) or the ersatz second one that … Continue reading

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You Can Buy Raymond Loewy’s Personal Avanti II

How often do you get to own an automotive icon that belonged to its designer, an automotive icon in his own right? Well, in the case of Raymond Loewy and the Avanti, you’ll get your second chance in months. Actually, … Continue reading

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Most Expensive Oldsmobile Ever:
1912 Olds Limited Hammers Off @ $3.3 Million

To view the entire photo gallery in your choice of 2D or stereo 3D formats, click here for a Flash player or here for an HTML applet Last weekend a record was set for Oldsmobile auction prices when a five … Continue reading

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2012 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale: Tucker Torpedo Sells for $2,915,000.00

Click on the anaglyph stereo 3d image above to launch a Flash player and view the entire gallery in 2d or your choice of S3D formats. Collector Ron Pratte is known for the cars that he has bought at Barrett-Jackson’s … Continue reading

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2012 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale: 1933 Pierce-Arrrow Silver Arrow Sells For $2.3 Million

Pierce-Arrow was one of the luxury car makers that didn’t survive the Great Depression. They made cars for the economic elite. Unfortunately, in 1933 even members of the elite found $10,000 to be a bit of a stretch. Though the … Continue reading

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Third Corvette Ever Sold Goes On The Block @ RM Scottsdale Auction

Click on the anaglyph stereo 3D image to launch a Flash player and view the entire gallery of photos in 2D or your choice of S-3D formats. The big Arizona auctions are coming up this month and RM Auctions has … Continue reading

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Exner/Ghia Plymouth Plainsman Up for Auction on eBay

One of the more fascinating subsets of the car collecting world are the people who collect one-of-a-kind concept and show cars. The cars in their collections arrive there in varied ways. In recent years it’s become possible to buy show … Continue reading

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A Porsche Even I Could Like

Jack Baruth’s recent piece at The Truth About Carson his dust-up with Porsche’s PR department sent me back to my photo album to find the one Porsche model that I might want to own.  I spotted it last year at … Continue reading

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Chrysler and Exner Concepts Sold At RM’s Monterey Auction

1941 Chrysler Thunderbolt Among the many events held in conjunction with the Pebble Beach concours are sales held by many of the leading automotive auction houses, including RM. Though, they they didn’t get as much attention as Steve McQueen’s Porsche, … Continue reading

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